With a diverse background in television, both in front and behind the camera, James Brown understands the intricacies of this medium and what it takes to provide network quality production. As both a host and producer of a number of local and national television programs including 'New Horizons', 'The James Brown Show', 'The Clubhouse', '1000CC Raw Thrill' and others, James is known for his creativity, reliability, and his proven ability to create and produce innovative, edgy, cost effective programming.
James is the driving force behind the highly innovative production of 'Divorce The Talk Show; A New Beginning'; a multi-platform production led by new media engagement using digital, mobile, and the legacy media (television) platform to reach a growing number of people who have gone through a radical change in life via divorce. Currently in pre-production, "Divorce The Talk Show", is already garnering national attention for it’s insight into the pit falls of divorce, and it's effect on men, women and children alike.
James has a background that makes him unique in heading up this project. He has been at the center of development in a variety of corporate recruiting programs for several fortune 500 companies including Nordstroms, Inc., Visa Inc., and Discover Financial Services. James also sat at the head of a non-profit which focused on at risk youth and minorities; creating programs that provided career opportunities and education scholarships for deserving, disadvantaged students.
As President of Salt Lake Studios, James created one of the finest film and television production studios in the Western U.S. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Studios was a full service production facility, recognized for award winning set design and construction. Salt Lake Studios offered a 50,000 square foot sound-stage, 15 offices for production and post, and one the largest green screen in the industry, measuring a whopping 80’x 40’x 28’ feet. With the production of films such as ‘High School Musical 3’, ‘Darko,’ ‘American Pastime,’ ‘National Lampoon,’ ‘Area 51’ and many others, Salt Lake Studios brought in millions of production dollars to the State of Utah.
In 2009 James was the driving force behind the merger with Greene HDTV Productions Inc., Producers of 'Route 66–The Marathon Tour', 'Rhythms of the Road', 'Go!', and 'Texas Wild'. Both entities have been recognized in the industry for their award winning productions, including the Emmys, Tellys and The Accolade competition for outstanding productions.
Today, James continues to merge his television show concept development with great production facilities and has partnered with Lonepeak Productions in Salt Lake City, Utah, a leading-edge production facility with a full range of high definition production capabilities and an award winning, experienced staff.
With his vast industry experience and proven body of work, it's no wonder that James and his remarkable team has incited mass interest in Divorce The Talk Show.
Australian Ambassador and Contributor
Karla Lee is the author of two books released in Australia “Please Don't Go!’ and "Is It My Fault?” Helping families going through divorce and giving both the child and parent constructive ways to communicate again defines who Karla Lee is. For the past 12 years Karla Lee has spent her time bringing awareness to the importance of the child and giving them a voice.
As a child of divorce herself at the age of nine, Karla Lee made it her life's mission to bring awareness globally to anyone who would listen. This persistence has paved a path to numerous speaking engagements throughout Australia and most recently has garnered her a presentation within the Parliament House, Canberra to Relationships Seminars and Media interviews. Karla has structured multi media platforms continuing to provide professional and healthy approaches of how parents can continue to parent after a divorce.
Karla Lee’s outreach enables churches and schools to utilize her patented approach with kids of divorce, encouraging children of divorce to make smart choices and realize their potential despite their circumstances. Karla Lee also collaborates with a multitude of organizations who work to make the future for children from broken homes brighter.
Karla Lee has been asked to speak on many media platforms such as Australia’s No:1 Program “A Current Affair”
“MORNINGS” show, with Kerri-Anne, and many of the tops rating Radio stations like 2UE and 2GB.
Magazines like Women’s Day, That’s Life, and the Now Magazine have featured Karla Lee’s story.
Karla Lee has also presented her story on many platforms in Relationship seminars and workshops. Karla Lee brings a professional and healthy approach to parenting after divorce, with a focus on child advocacy. Her work has garnered national attention in Australia.
Mr. Christian, head of TRC Consulting Group with offices in Orlando and Washington, DC, is a strategic brand developer with a full range of marketing, advertising, public relations and fundraising experience and expertise. For more than 11 years, he served as the Chief Marketing Strategist for the Martin Luther King National Memorial Foundation, which raised more than $120 million and the placed a memorial on the National Mall to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In addition to his work with the MLK Memorial Foundation, Ty served as Managing Partner of Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown & Christian, a full service integrated marketing firm with a staff of 250 that specialized in the travel & tourism industry around the globe. He is a winner of many awards in the marketing and advertising industry including, Telly Awards, an Emmy nomination, HBO Promotion of the Year Award and recognized as one the top 25 Most Xtraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing by Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). As an accomplished grad of the University of Missouri, he has been honored twice by the University as Alumni of the Year and currently serves on two boards at the University.
Professor Lynn Wardle
Legal Expert & Family Law Consultant
Professor Lynn D. Wardle has taught Family Law and related subjects at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University since 1978. He holds the Bruce C. Hafen Professorship in the law school. He has also taught as a Visiting Professor at several other law schools including Howard Law School, the University of Queensland (Australia), and China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing.
Professor Wardle is a former President of the International Society of Family Law (the largest international organization for family law professors in the world) and he is the Immediate Past President of the International Academy for the Study of the Jurisprudence of the Family (a very prestigious international scholarly organization for family law teachers).
He is the author or co-author of seven books about family law and editor or co-editor of another eight books about family law and juvenile law, and he has published 150 articles in law reviews, journals and chapters in books about family law and related legal subjects during his 36+ years in legal education.
Professor Wardle's first job upon graduation from Duke Law School in 1974 was as a law clerk for the Hon. John J. Sirica of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia during the Watergate cover-up case. Among the defendants in that case were the former U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell, former White House Chief of Staff Robert Haldeman, former White House Counsel John Ehrlichman, former White House Assistant Counsel John Dean, and several other prominent political figures. (President Richard Nixon was named by the Grand Jury as an unindicted co-conspirator, and the Watergate case led to his resignation as President while Lynn was working for Judge Sirica.)